World Football

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Well the greatest show on earth got under way on Thursday evening with a 3-1 win for brazil against a good Croatia side, there wasnt entirely the flair and style of a brazil …off old but enough desire within their ranks to suggest they will go far in their home tournament,…….. neymar seems to revel in playing for his country and could be the home nations talisman, he scored 2 goals in the game,one a penalty….
 
Croatia and Brazil are my pics to progress from this group…so Croatia will see the games against Cameroon and Mexico as their platform to the second phase, Cameroon v Mexico seen the south Americans win 1-0 with a goal from peralta…..the game was played in something of a tropical storm but the 2 teams still managed to entertain the watching crowd….
 
already from 2 games it was clear that this was going to be a good world cup for the watching millions…the best was yet to come though as we would find out on Friday evening in the 8 pm kick off between spain and holland …many would have expected the spanish to win this game but holland quite simply blew them away in a fine second half display …
 
1-1 at half time a Alonso penalty for spain and a simply fantastic van persie diving header for holland levelled the scores on 44 mins ,whatever van gal said to his dutch squad at half time must have been very uplifting because they were a class above the Spaniards,4 more goals were to breach the spanish net ,and to be fair there were other chances that if the dutch had taken it would have been a lot more embarrassing than it turned out,van persie scored his second on 72 mins ,while robben got his brace on 53 and 80 ..de vrij scored on 64 mins,all but 1 off the goals was top class and if this is the sort of finishing holland posses the rest of the teams had better beware…..
 
The only game of the 4 i havent seen is the chile 3-1 australia game ,the fact chile got off to a winning start can’t be good news for spain………… and their game will now have a very significant edge to it……so far from 4 games id say the entertainment value has been very good…england play their first game tonight at 11 pm against italy and they will be hoping to start their world cup with a positive result against the italians…..FIFA-World-Cup-2014-Groups-Download-Football-FIFA-World-Cup-2014

 

 
 
 
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Thursday 12th June 2014
Thu 12th Jun Brazil v Croatia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 21:00 ITV / ITV HD
Friday 13th June 2014
Fri 13th Jun Mexico v Cameroon FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Fri 13th Jun Spain v Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Fri 13th Jun Chile v Australia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 23:00 ITV / ITV HD
Saturday 14th June 2014
Sat 14th Jun Colombia v Greece FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 17:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sat 14th Jun Uruguay v Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 20:00 ITV / ITV HD
Sat 14th Jun England v Italy FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sunday 15th June 2014
Sun 15th Jun Ivory Coast v Japan FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 2:00 ITV / ITV HD
Sun 15th Jun Switzerland v Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Sun 15th Jun France v Honduras FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sun 15th Jun Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Monday 16th June 2014
Mon 16th Jun Germany v Portugal FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Mon 16th Jun Iran v Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Mon 16th Jun Ghana v USA FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Tuesday 17th June 2014
Tue 17th Jun Belgium v Algeria FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Tue 17th Jun Brazil v Mexico FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Tue 17th Jun Russia v South Korea FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Wednesday 18th June 2014
Wed 18th Jun Australia v Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Wed 18th Jun Spain v Chile FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Wed 18th Jun Cameroon v Croatia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 23:00 ITV / ITV HD
Thursday 19th June 2014
Thu 19th Jun Colombia v Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 17:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Thu 19th Jun Uruguay v England FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 20:00 ITV / ITV HD
Thu 19th Jun Japan v Greece FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Friday 20th June 2014
Fri 20th Jun Italy v Costa Rica FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 17:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Fri 20th Jun Switzerland v France FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 20:00 ITV / ITV HD
Fri 20th Jun Honduras v Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 23:00 ITV / ITV HD
Saturday 21st June 2014
Sat 21st Jun Argentina v Iran FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Sat 21st Jun Germany v Ghana FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sat 21st Jun Nigeria v Bosnia-Herzegovina FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sunday 22nd June 2014
Sun 22nd Jun Belgium v Russia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 17:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Sun 22nd Jun South Korea v Algeria FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 20:00 ITV / ITV HD
Sun 22nd Jun USA v Portugal FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 23:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD
Monday 23rd June 2014
Mon 23rd Jun Australia v Spain FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 17:00 ITV TBC
Mon 23rd Jun Netherlands v Chile FIFA World Cup 2014 Group B 17:00 ITV TBC
Mon 23rd Jun Cameroon v Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 21:00 ITV TBC
Mon 23rd Jun Croatia v Mexico FIFA World Cup 2014 Group A 21:00 ITV TBC
Tuesday 24th June 2014
Tue 24th Jun Italy v Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 17:00 ITV TBC
Tue 24th Jun Costa Rica v England FIFA World Cup 2014 Group D 17:00 ITV / ITV HD
Tue 24th Jun Japan v Colombia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 21:00 BBC TBC
Tue 24th Jun Greece v Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 2014 Group C 21:00 BBC TBC
Wednesday 25th June 2014
Wed 25th Jun Nigeria v Argentina FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 17:00 ITV TBC
Wed 25th Jun Bosnia-Herzegovina v Iran FIFA World Cup 2014 Group F 17:00 ITV TBC
Wed 25th Jun Honduras v Switzerland FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 21:00 BBC TBC
Wed 25th Jun Ecuador v France FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E 21:00 BBC TBC
Thursday 26th June 2014
Thu 26th Jun USA v Germany FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 17:00 BBC TBC
Thu 26th Jun Portugal v Ghana FIFA World Cup 2014 Group G 17:00 BBC TBC
Thu 26th Jun South Korea v Belgium FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 21:00 ITV TBC
Thu 26th Jun Algeria v Russia FIFA World Cup 2014 Group H 21:00 ITV TBC
Saturday 28th June 2014
Sat 28th Jun Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 17:00 TBC
Sat 28th Jun Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 21:00 TBC
Sunday 29th June 2014
Sun 29th Jun Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 17:00 TBC
Sun 29th Jun Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 21:00 TBC
Monday 30th June 2014
Mon 30th Jun Winner Group E v Runner-up Group F FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 17:00 TBC
Mon 30th Jun Winner Group G v Runner-up Group H FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 21:00 TBC
Tuesday 1st July 2014
Tue 1st Jul Winner Group F v Runner-up Group E FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 17:00 TBC
Tue 1st Jul Winner Group H v Runner-up Group G FIFA World Cup 2014 Second Round 21:00 TBC
Friday 4th July 2014
Fri 4th Jul Winner Second Round 5 v Winner Second Round 6 FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarter Final 17:00 TBC
Fri 4th Jul Winner Second Round 1 v Winner Second Round 2 FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarter Final 21:00 TBC
Saturday 5th July 2014
Sat 5th Jul Winner Second Round 7 v Winner Second Round 8 FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarter Final 17:00 TBC
Sat 5th Jul Winner Second Round 3 v Winner Second Round 4 FIFA World Cup 2014 Quarter Final 21:00 TBC
Tuesday 8th July 2014
Tue 8th Jul Winner Quarter Final 1 v Winner Quarter Final 2 FIFA World Cup 2014 Semi Final 21:00 TBC
Wednesday 9th July 2014
Wed 9th Jul Winner Quarter Final 3 v Winner Quarter Final 4 FIFA World Cup 2014 Semi Final 21:00 TBC
Saturday 12th July 2014
Sat 12th Jul Loser Semi Final 1 v Loser Semi Final 2 FIFA World Cup 2014 Third Place Play Off 21:00 TBC
Sunday 13th July 2014
Sun 13th Jul Winner Semi Final 1 v Winner Semi Final 2 FIFA World Cup 2014 Final 20:00 BBC1 / BBC1 HD / ITV / ITV HD

     Sunday 13th July 2014   Winner Semi Final 1     v    Winner Semi Final 2
FIFA World Cup 2014 Final  20:00       BBC1 / BBC1 HD / ITV / ITV HD 

WORLD CUP REPORT 2

So much for keeping this world cup report updated every few days ,its flew by and who would have thought we would have lost both spain and england,both underperformed and both deserved to go in my opinion …

ive never been so disappointed in a spanish side their time has obviously come after 2 euro championships and 1 world cup …england well what can i say two 2-1 defeats at the hands of italy and Uruguay put paid to their tournament….

the slim hope they had that italy would beat costa Rica and Uruguay went on friday night when Costa Rica shocked italy 1-0 so england have nothing to play for and will be heading home with spain and australia to name a few…..

what i will say is this world cup has been bloody marvelous apart from 1 game the Nigeria v iran game which was boring and nearly put me to sleep….

Ghana ,Costa Rica ,Chile have lit up this world cup never mind Brazil and Holland….,Mexico deserve a mention too..theve been a breath of fresh air… ,i started out only wanting Belgium to do well and i was supporting them,but now there’s so many teams i want to see do well over the usual suspects…

at the start and the build up to this world cup there was a lot of negativity about Brazil holding the tournament but that’s been blown away with the sheer open football,it’s a pity we have to wait 4 yrs to see a world tournament like this…

we move into the midway point of week 2 and the groups are taking shape,the Germans and French are looking good and the Dutch are always a danger,Brazil are taking the slow approach,i still say id love one of the pretenders to come through and do well but based on what ive saw its either going to be france or Brazil who will be the eventual winners….

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RESULTS AS OF SAT 20TH JUNE 2014………….

WELCOME TO BRAZIL - FIFA World Cup 2014 WallpaperWow what can i say about this world cup that already hasent been said ,were all enjoying it so much …for a tournament that was supposed to be doomed from the start it’s probably been the best one for yrs…ive seen 10 world cups that i remember …usa 1990 i recall i thought was good ..but brazil 2014 probably tops even that…The stadiums have been packed the crowds have been colourful and noisy and the football has been breathtaking sometimes…with the exception of a few games ive seen most of the games and the commitment on show from some of the lesser known teams has been great…

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Take Ghana and Columbia in the earlier rounds and Costa Rica right up until last nights epic against holland ….i didn’t think any of the 2 teams deserved to lose because it was like ping-pong back and forth and it was  edge of the seat stuff…there always has to be a loser though and Costa Rica were gallant losers …eventually on penalties…

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were into the semi final stages now where brazil will play germany and holland will take on Argentina…the showpiece final would probably be brazil v argentina but the Europeans will still have a big say in the final combatants…

from a personal point of view i don’t care who gets to the final or wins it ,il be sad to see the end of this fine competition …its been a month of pure delight …brazil organisers should be congratulated for putting on a fine spectacular….

if i was being forced to pick a winner id probably opt for germany now as my picks belgium are out ….you can never count them out and they have that knack of getting the job done ,im hoping for 2 great semi finals on tues and wed …keep it coming….

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